- Contact tracing apps are an effective way to track the virus, but proper data governance is essential.
- Governance mechanisms should address three basic factors: individual rights such as privacy, the interests of data holders and the broader public interest.
- A balanced approach is the Authorized Public Purpose Access, a framework for governing the use of data that can be helpful in tackling serious problems such as pandemics.
Masako Okamoto, Fellow, World Economic Forum, C4IR Japan
Takanori Fujita, Project Lead for Healthcare Data Policy, World Economic Forum, C4IR Japan